Category: Holidays

Happy Halloween 2017

Have a Happy (Fun and Safe) Halloween

Thanks For Sharing!Halloween at Home 2017   Throwback to Halloween 2016—Gaia Lots of changes, but some things (like Gaia’s fall fave Undertale Tee-Shirt with bony character Papyrus on the front) stay the same. Sweet gentle Gaia likes all things Skeletal!  Skeleton Geoff, the unfortunate victim of last week’s Murder Mystery at the Tiki Bar party, lives in Gaia’s room—usually in… Read more →

The Edge of the World

Murder Mystery at the Tiki Bar

Thanks For Sharing!This Year’s Themed Halloween Party Welcome to “The Edge of the World”, a waterfront Tiki Bar with a very specific clientele normally. It is a Dark and Stormy Night however, and a strange assortment of folks have sought shelter from the storm. A murder most vile has taken place, and now we must discover who among us is the… Read more →

Happy Independence Day!

O Deer— It’s Independence Day

Thanks For Sharing!Have a Star Spangled 4th of July O     The O Deer Mercantile Women are wishing a happy and safe holiday to all. Whether it’s the beach, picnic, BBQ or other gathering, always remember to use common sense and care. And enjoy the Fireworks. Have a great Holiday! Till next time! All the best…. Read more →

Happy Easter

O Deer —Happy Easter

Thanks For Sharing!  No feature this week! I am busy getting ready to host our family Easter Dinner and Egg Hunt this weekend. We just spent the afternoon cleaning the Florida room and pool deck. The weather should be lovely for Easter. I am glad, though we are badly in need of rain. It has been very dry since the… Read more →

Happy Valentine's Day

O Deer—Happy Valentine’s Day

Thanks For Sharing! February 14th I am really having a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that we are, tomorrow, half way through the second month of 2017. Very often these days, I have the feeling that I am just barely skimming the surface of Time, dipping in a toe now and then to assure myself that I… Read more →

Happy New Year- O Deer Mercanti;le

O Deer ~ A New Year

Thanks For Sharing!–2017–   Happy New Year From O Deer Mercantile The O Deer Mercantile team, Gwen, Gaia and Kaylah, wish you the happiest, healthiest and most prosperous New Year! It has been a crazy year for us, and we didn’t always meet the goals and get to the projects we intended, but we tried. We gave it all we… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile- Gaia's Christmas Deer

O Deer… It’s Christmas

Thanks For Sharing!Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas From our house to yours— holiday blessings and our best, brightest wishes for this day and all days! We hope that the joy and magic of Christmas fill every heart. Celebrate the Season, and be sure to remember those who aren’t so fortunate. Spread the love, and keep spreading it for the rest… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile- Home Christmas Decor 2016

We Wish You…. A Merry Christmas

Thanks For Sharing!Happy Holidays We at O-Deer are wishing all of you the best and happiest this Holiday Season. We Wish You the Very Merriest Christmas! As the holiday (on a weekend this year!!!)quickly approaches, I am winding up in the cooking, baking, wrapping, socializing areas, and getting ready to wind down the web sites, the Etsy Shop, and most of… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile - Christmas Vignette on Pie Safe

A Taste of Christmas Tradition

Thanks For Sharing!Baking Giant Snickerdoodles Every family has their traditions, the little events and rituals that truly define the Holiday Season for them. Like many others, we have Christmas customs that we repeat nearly every year. While some things change with time and circumstance, others stay blessedly the same, lending us a continuity that may just follow from one generation… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile- Vintage Christmas Ornaments

Small Business Saturday

Thanks For Sharing!After the Turkey Sale 2016 Thanksgiving is over and now we’re eating turkey leftovers (and pumpkin pie 😃), but the  #blackfridaysmallbusinesssaturdaycybermondaysale continues on through Monday. Be sure and stop by O Deer Mercantile and check out our vintage goodies and Gaia’s awesome hand-made plushies and dolls. We have some amazing mid-century items, craft books featuring lovely vintage Christmas… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile - Gaia Pumpkin art in autunm vignette

Thankful For…

Thanks For Sharing! Counting Our Blessings in 2016   As we look forward to a traditional (for us) family Thanksgiving this Thursday, and the upcoming Holiday Season, I will allow myself to slow down for a few moments to reflect, to take stock of all we are blessed with as the end of this tumultuous year nears. I have much to… Read more →

O Deer Mercantile- Happy Halloween 2016

Happy Halloween From O Deer Mercantile

Thanks For Sharing!  Hi there… Here’s hoping your Hallow e’en is a Treat! We are ready to later this evening host our first Trick-or-Treaters in ten years or so. We lived in North Carolina for years before moving back to Florida— for a while clinging to a steep mountainside, and then in a cozy cabin 30 miles from the small… Read more →